Strange Ways to Improve your Health
Living a long, healthy, and enjoyable life is a common goal thatalmost all of us share. Why, who would want to live life any other way? Sadly so many people miss out on living that fulfilled life because they’re not healthy, and their choices in life are having a greater impact on them than they realize. There are so many tips offered by doctors, health experts, and even personal trainers, all promising to help you regain optimal health. These are your typical tips that you hear every single day- like drink plenty of water, exercise at least 30 minutes each day, and eat fruits and vegetables. However, there are some less than common tips that might even sound a bit strange, but they’re wonderful at improving your health!
Most people will tell you to stay away from coffee, but in Japan, coffee is actually believed to be beneficial in aiding ones health. In fact, consuming around 200 mg of coffee shortly before a nap may make you sleep better. When the caffeine jolt ends, you’ll wake up refreshed with just enough sleep to get you through the day! So, the next time someone tells you that coffee is bad or you remind them that in Japan, they don’t think so!
When you get a wound, you are probably concerned with protecting it, and use an ointment to prevent bacteria and disease. However, reports conclude that honey may serve as excellent disinfectant for a wound. A small amount of honey on the wound and covered with a bandage will destroy most strains of bacteria.
Do you have a pet? Studies suggest that people who have dogs are less likely to have high blood pressure. This common ailment affects many older adults, but with a pet in your lap, you greatly minimize your risks.
For women, spearmint tea can come in handy when ailments such as acne or facial hair growth impede on their lives. Research suggests that one or two cups of this minty tea each day will ward off bacteria, oil, and hormones which causes these two culprits to develop.
Chewing gum should be kept in your pocket at all times. It is fun to chew, but it is also beneficial to your health in many ways. First, it helps keep you more alert during the day. Second, it boosts your brain power so you will make better decisions and think clearly all day long.
Chances are, these are not tips that you hear very often, but each tip listed here is backed by scientific evidence or research. Try them out and you might just find that those strange health tips really worked for you! Let us know how you resulted.